My top pick today is a touching piece in The Atlantic about how we grieve on social media. It provides an important reminder that despite the diversity of technology around us, the core benefit is to bring us all closer together.
One particular quote on social media stood out: “fomenting the grieving process…it sets it within the context of a community that comes together and says you are not alone. And that helps.” A wonderful thought that even in a darkest moment, the kind words of strangers can provide some light.
There’s not much more to say, other than urge you to check it out.
The Atlantic: How We Grieve on Social Media
Best of the rest:
ForeignPolicy: Can Big Data Stop Wars Before They Happen?
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